Fonds F01810 - Macklem family fonds

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Macklem family fonds

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  • 1882-1953 (Creation)
    Macklem (family)

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2 m of textual records, 200 photographs

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Oliver Tiffany Macklem came to Kingston in 1925 to teach at the Royal Military College. The Bermingham family had many connections with the College and Professor Macklem met and married Katherine Bermingham. They had two sons, Oliver (Dick) and Peter and lived in the Bermingham home at the corner of Barrie and King Streets. Their social life and travels were those of a well-to-do family, with connections with the military and prominent in the Roman Catholic Church in Kingston.

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The fonds consists of five series of household and personal invoices, 1925-1953, of Professor Oliver Tiffany Macklem and Mrs. Katherine Bermingham Macklem, and a letter pressbook of business correspondence 1882 of Cornelius Bermingham and James Harty of Canadian Locomotive Company. There is also a collection of family photographs and a scrapbook with infant's Queen's tricolour sweater.

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Donated by Mrs. Patricia Fleming, 1993 and Mr. Oliver Macklem, 1994


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  • English

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F3 F10

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Copyright provisions may apply, please consult archivist

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Description created on 1999/08/27. Last updated 26/06/2017.
Archivist(s): Shirley Spragge, Ken Willmott

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  • English

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  • Shelf: 5013.10
  • Shelf: 5129
  • Shelf: F3 F10